Mechanical Engineer

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted 37 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
USD 93,000.00 - 150,000.00 per year
Full Time


Building information modeling
Systems design
Work ethic
Project documentation
Quality control
Design software
Business analytics
Autodesk Revit

Job Details

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our downtown Detroit office or Minneapolis office. We are seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our dynamic team and be part our international engineering practice. This individual will design HVAC and/or plumbing for healthcare, corporate office, clean rooms, labs, and high tech clients. The ideal candidate will have a passion for designing custom solutions for unique projects, mentoring a team, and developing calculations, construction drawings, design reports, and specifications to support mechanical and plumbing portions of design work in accordance with building codes.

AECOM was recently recognized by Fortune Magazine as the World's Most Admired Company in our industry, and has a 100% Corporate Equity index rating by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. We are ranked the #1 Environmental Firm and the #1 Global Design Firm by Engineering News Record. Our Minneapolis office has recently completed a project for Fermilab LBNF, the light rail extension for Minneapolis Metro Transit, and a new clinic for Hennepin County. Our unique combination of architectural engineering, transportation engineering, and environmental scientists means we work on the most unique and interesting projects in the industry! If you're curious about what a career at AECOM could look like, please get in touch.

Job Description:

  • Applies advanced knowledge to develop design procedures software and tools to facilitate high quality cost-effective technical project activities.

  • Be proficient in all aspects of plumbing/HVAC systems design for projects of all sizes

  • Evaluate, select, apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and judgement based on experience to design plumbing/HVAC systems in buildings using building information modeling.

  • Conducts interdisciplinary review of project deliverables and develops estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Make major design decisions and recommendations with little input from senior staff

  • Oversees the development and implementation of technical approach and the completion of complex work which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity

  • Prepares designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings and working drawings.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.

  • Assist with mentoring of junior staff

  • Meets with clients and oversees all aspects of the project to ensure client needs are met

  • Be self motivated with strong work ethic

  • Take pride in and ownership of your work

  • Concisely express complex system solutions in very early design phases

  • Maintain accurate project documentation and design data for permanent project files

  • Act as an adviser and review documents prepared by junior project team members

  • Assist in project quality control review

  • Review and approve shop drawings, respond to RFIs and other administrative tasks


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with REVIT

  • Experience with plumbing and HVAC design software

  • Certified CPD

  • EIT or PE preferred

  • Experience with hospital or lab med gas design

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $93,000.00 - $150,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm - access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10097468

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid